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Big data will soon differentiate the portals — not listing accuracy

The key differentiator between Zillow, Trulia and in years to come will be big data, not the accuracy of their listing databases, according to a new real estate advertising report from Advanced Interactive Media Group LLC. Show More Summary

Black Knight: House Price Index up 1.0% in April, 4.9% year-over-year

Note: I follow several house price indexes (Case-Shiller, CoreLogic, Black Knight, Zillow, FHFA, FNC and more). Note: Black Knight uses the current month closings only (not a three month average like Case-Shiller or a weighted average...Show More Summary

Know the Extra Costs of Homeownership Before You Buy a Home

Even though buying a home is cheaper than renting in many cities, it’s still expensive, and there are many expenses that first-time homebuyers might overlook. Zillow and Thumbtack estimate that maintenance and other expenses cost homeowners over $9,000 a year on average. Read more...

Do Home Builders Understand What Buyers Want?

Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand.

Economists: Home Builders Neglecting Entry-Level Market

Nela Richardson, chief economist for brokerage Redfin Corp., and Selma Hepp, chief economist for Zillow Group’s Trulia real-estate website, both said builders aren’t constructing enough entry-level housing to meet demand. They’re focusing more of their resources instead, the economists said, on building pricey homes for buyers with ample credit.

Trulia in the Zillow Era

As an analyst for many brokerages, franchises, and MLSs, WAV Group looks carefully at reports from publishers to understand dynamics that can be leveraged to enhance performance. Sometimes, we encourage firms to keep their strategy the same. Show More Summary

Zillow Group Releases Video Updating Integration of Zillow and Trulia

The Zillow Group has released a video for agents that provides an update on the changes that have occurred since Zillow acquired Trulia.

Zillow Group Signs 50 New Multiple Listing Service Agreements in the Past Six Weeks

The Zillow Group has announced that Zillow and Trulia have signed 50 new agreements with multiple listing services (MLSs) in the past six weeks.

Zillow Rent Connect: Boost helps property managers advertise units by location

Almost exactly a year ago, Zillow launched its Zillow Rent Connect lead collection tool, which promised high-quality prospects and data to property management companies with more than 50 units...

Trulia-Zillow update from the horse’s mouth

Zillow sent out this update to its customers earlier today, summarizing various ways Trulia is being brought into the Zillow fold, including sharing ad platform features and consolidating reviews...

Zillow Mortgage connects buyers with lenders

When you hear the name Zillow, you may think first of the online real estate marketplace’s real estate listings — but since 2008, the Seattle-based company’s Mortgage Marketplace division has also been offering consumers a way to obtain mortgage loan quotes from multiple lenders...

Zillow Launches Multifamily Rental Listings Premium Product

The Zillow Group has launched a new advertising program for multifamily partners on Zillow called Zillow Rent Connect: Boost.

Zillow Group Sells ActiveRain to the Ben Kinney Companies

The Zillow Group has announced the pending sale of ActiveRain, a social networking, blogging, and training platform for the real estate industry, to the Ben Kinney family of companies. The sale is expected to close June 30, 2015.

Agent, entrepreneur Ben Kinney buying ActiveRain

Ben Kinney is acquiring blogging platform ActiveRain, according to an announcement just released by Zillow. ActiveRain has made the rounds in online real estate. Started nine years ago by two young Seattle entrepreneurs, Jonathan Washburn and Bob Stewart, it was sold to Market Leader five years ago and then digested by Zillow in the Trulia acquisition earlier this year...

Small Talk Big Talk: All quiet on the Zillow front — what’s up?

In the past six months, Zillow has faced one firestorm after another as its stock steadily leaked value. Less than a year ago, the stock peaked at $160 a share (around the time it acquired Trulia); today, it stands at $86. The clatter around the innovative Seattle media company was deafening...

Miami Association of Realtors Sends Listings Directly to Zillow and Trulia

Zillow Group has announced that the Miami Association of REALTORS has signed a new distribution agreement with Zillow and Trulia. The Miami Association of REALTORS is the largest local association in the nation, representing more than 36,000 members in Southeast Florida.

Depressing Map Thing: Every Single Part of the Bay Area Is Unaffordable on $15/Hour

Map via Zillow In the San Francisco metropolitan area, a household would need to make $126,480 per year to afford the median market-rate rental without spending more than 30 percent of income on housing, according to a new report by...

Underwater Homeowners Down To a Third of Peak, But Remaining "Stuck" At Low End

``The rate of underwater homeowners is much higher among the homes with the least value, according to Zillow, which uses data from credit bureau TransUnion. More than 25% of those who own the least valuable third of homes were upside down, compared with about 8% of the most valuable third of homes. Show More Summary

How low can you go? Underwater homeowners want to know

More than 4 million homeowners owe their mortgage lender at least 20 percent more than their homes are actually worth, according to the startling results from Zillow’s first-quarter Negative Equity Report...

Day Around The Bay: Why Cyclists Matter More Than Everyone

The plan to give away parts of the old Bay Bridge to artists will cost toll payers over $2M, more about that Zillow median rent number, and we now know exactly how many people are challenging Mayor Lee. [ more › ]

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